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The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County and are considered public record.Aug. 18Highway 221
North Carolina's 45th District Senate candidate Jim Sponenberg spent part of his Thursday on a trip to the High Country to visit Ashe County.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is preparing to replace a bridge on Roundabout Road over Cabbage Creek in Ashe County and will install an off-site detour during construction.
It's an understatement to describe John and Ann Lisk simply as horse lovers.
The Ashe County Farmers Market will host a day of opportunity and fun, for folks to learn the art of quilting from 9:30 a.m.– 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30.
As the summer travel season comes to an end, the N.C. Department of Transportation is taking steps to help ensure motorists save both time and money by suspending most road construction work on major routes across the state over the Labor Day holiday.
Ashe Medics has finally been awarded a Building Reuse Program grant in the amount of $50,000 from the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA).
Ashe County's unemployment rate increased slightly to 7.4 percent in July, according to the latest data released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce on Wednesday, Aug. 27.
After a soft June, local realtors were kept busy in July with sales hitting their best mark in nine months. At the same time the number of homes for sale hit a high for the year, while mortgage rates hit a low.
The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County and are considered public record.Aug. 8Highway 221
The state's seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate was 6.5 percent, increasing 0.1 of a percentage point from June's revised rate of 6.4 percent.
An estimated total volume of 8000 gallons of untreated wastewater escaped from a manhole at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in West Jefferson on Aug. 21, which caused an estimated 6000 gallons, of the 8000 gallons spilled, to flow into an unnamed...
Keep Ashe Beautiful wrapped up its Shoe Drive earlier this month.The shoe drive was a collaboration with Goodwill Industries.
Two years and a little bit ago, two families in Ashe County welcomed home new babies.
Once again, enjoy music under the stars this Friday night, August 22, as the Grayson Highlands Band performs as part of the 2014 Backstreet Park Concert Series. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and listen to old-time music the way it used to be played...
Ashe County citizens are trying to harness the power of social media while at the same time attempting to change the minds of those that decided to close the Lowes Foods store in West Jefferson.
Ashe County Commissioner Gerald Price stepped down from his place on the dais to address the Board of Commissioners and county citizens, during the public comment portion of the board's regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 18.
The Ashe County Board of Commissioners were schooled in “piggybacking” and learned about savings to the county and local veterans at their regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 18.
Everyone is invited to come out to enjoy a great day outdoors and join the fun at the “Family Fun Horse Show” this Saturday, Aug. 23.
The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County and are considered public record.Aug. 4Jefferson
July 28Pamela Renee Eller, 30, of Jefferson was charged with misdemeanor child abuse and assault with a deadly weapon. Bond was set at $4,500. Eller was released later that day.July 29
Julian Price Memorial Park provides exceptional High Country recreational opportunities including, beautiful streams, waterfalls, a 47 acre lake, the largest campground on the Blue Ridge Parkway and miles of trails.
The N. C. Department of Transportation and the Governor's Highway Safety Program have officially kicked off the Labor Day “Booze It & Lose It” campaign, which runs through Sept. 1.
Tractor-trailer drivers winding their way through Ashe County would be wise to proceed with extreme caution and care.